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Taxon: Geum rivale L.

 
Genus: Geum
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Colurieae
Nomen number: 431619
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:501. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-Jul-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • purple avens  (Source: F NE US) - English
  • water avens  (Source: Glea Cron ed2) - English
  • water avens   - English (Canada)
  • benoîte des ruisseaux   - French (Canada)
  • humleblomster  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • zi e lu bian qing  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Altay, Krasnoyarsk, Kemerovo, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
    • CHINA: China [Xizang Zizhiqu]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (n.), Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana (n.e.), Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (n.), Minnesota, North Dakota (Pembina Co.), South Dakota (Day & Meade Cos.), Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Montana, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maryland]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown. 1984. Herbaceous plants of Maryland
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 138.
  4. Deam, C. C. 1940. Flora of Indiana.
  5. Dorn, R. D. 1977. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  8. Harmon, P. J. et al. 2006. Checklist and atlas of the vascular flora of West Virginia.
  9. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  10. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  11. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  12. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000-. Flora of Siberia (English translation)
  13. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  14. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  16. Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois vascular plants
  17. Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas
  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  19. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  21. Van Bruggen, T. 1976. The Vascular Plants of South Dakota
  22. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  23. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  24. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  25. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Geum rivale L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=431619. Accessed 21 September 2019.